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in the market. you also have energy infrastructure, which is paying about 6%. most of it is a return of principle. these are companies with some of the lowest cost of capital ever. high return projects, long-term contracts. the government is in support of energy independence in this country, so we don't think the taxes change for mlps and energy infrastructure investments. finally, if you like high-yield corporate bonds, we love high-yield municipal bonds where we're getting 6% federally tax free. corporate high yield has rallied too much. we've sold it. >> rick santelli, should we be focusing on something else? this constant focus on the fiscal cliff, obviously, it's been dictating sentiment. it's been dictating markets. are there other areas that investors should be looking at? >> well, i had a guest this morning, dr. saunders, who's testified on issues regarding housing, fha, in front of congress. he knows what he's talking about. he brought up what many of us are looking at. a lot of -- you know, real estate, residential construction was one of the positives in today's gdp report
. our road map begins with a $20 billion deal. freeport mcmoran getting into the energy business making two acquisitions. plains exploration and mcmoran exploration. >>> concerns over the u.s. economy as adp misses estimates. the blame goes to superstorm sandy. goldman says the party is officially over for gold. >> starbucks at an investors conference will add 1,500 stores in the u.s. over the next five years. wait until you hear what they said about china. >> a big day in media. pandora ceo joins us live later this morning as the stock fell nearly 20% on weak guidance and netflix signs a big exclusive with disney. how much are they having to pay up for that? >>> let's deal with this big deal. as i've been telling you we'll see a lot of big deals -- i was wrong. here we are. freeport mcmoran buying not one but two companies. the combined price if you add it all together gets close to $20 billion. that does include debt. let's go through some of the details. it's somewhat complex. let's start with bigger of the two deals. freeport's purchase of plains. approximately $6.9 billion in total
time the department of energy is using brent crude oil as its benchmark for crude oil prices rather than wti. you might see funds start to liquid date the positions if that's not the benchmark that the energy department is going to use. >> i think both you and rich made valid points but at the same time i want to look at the middle east. we had some developments out of syria, the new continues there. how much is this a middle east premium priced into the crude price at this point, how much is it providing a support? >> jackie i think it's less than what it was three or four weeks ago when you had israel and gaza fighting. when you look at the news today hillary clinton met with the russian foreign minister, syria's biggest ally is russia. if russia tells them you have to calm down they'll calm down. >> you think they're going lower. are you buying or selling oil slide? logon to futuresnow.cnbc.com and vote in our poll, we'll give you the results on our website and while there catch today's show, we have investment guru curtis arlidge of bny mellon and tune in to that and doug cass w
@tomes521, who writes, clean energy fuel, cisco, groupon, broadcom and -- santander. wow, am i diversified. you can be diversified but also be really -- have some really bad stocks, and, oh, doctor. anyway. all right. groupon, i got the mani pedi coupon this morning, i wanted to leave "squawk on the street" because they offered me three in one day for half value. but i don't know what it is, so i stayed and did the job. santander, spanish bank, broadcom, my charitable trust owns it. cisco, these two are too much alike, get rid of cisco. clean energy fuels, total speculation, groupon, you know, maybe it's time to swap into zynga. all right. that was a stock joke. bank, i don't even know what this is. bank, speculative energy play, real technology company. man, you know what you need here, you need like bristol-myers or something like that. and certainly like let's put an industrial in there, how about honeywell? dave cote's doing a great job. that would spruce up this portfolio. do we have like -- are we r-rated? do we have like -- i think we're probably okay. i don't want the h
energy markets. the obama administration has said the study will be central to the decision on whether to export. he said exporting the gas would be a bigger impact on the economy. >> slap in the face of dow chemical. of coke, not coke the beverage company. but this was something that was hotly disputed within the romney campaign. he really let this stuff go because the romney campaign had some very big givers that were chemical companies. >> do we know, say, very bad, how much will prices conceivableably go up if we become an exporter of natural gas? is it that great a difference? >> we burn offer more natural gas than we use. burn off, in other words literally, you see those flames, we flare more than we use. so we got a real excess of this stuff. >> the government says that the -- 6.6% of current u.s. consumption. >> why would prices move that dramatically at all? wouldn't they just come down globally? >> the average, our $16 goes to $4. it costs $7 to get stuff from the united states. >> you should argue that they should go down because they went be the only one. dominion has brooi
. ely lily, interestingly, devon energy. there's so many lists going around. so a lot of them do come in the month of december. guess by the way, check out the shares in ges. today the stock is get a nice boost. >> you talk about all the special dividends, in the meantime, fxc trading above 7.5%. spanish bonds amazing. italian, 1.48%. we're buying italian paper. >> for a good trade, that's got to be some of the good things that are out. >> we want to talk about things that are good that we forget about because when they're bad, we talked about them every day. >> europe is such a good trading partner, at least in the past based on where brussels was going. >> we had ten straight that were good. production numbers still good there. i'm a believer in china, but, boy, that stock market has been a gonner. >> record low in china even though the data has been getting marketedly better. it's fascinating to trade there. >> i'm a believer, but every day you come in and you feel smacked on the head. >> also troublingly, same store sales were only up 1% while inventories were up 11%. so that's no
is up. totally out of tune. let's check out the latest news in energy and metals with sharon epperson at the nimax. >> traders on the nimax floor say they don't want to stick their necks out right now not ahead of the weekend not knowing what will happen with the u.s. budget resolution. there's too much uncertainty here and that's a big reason why you are looking at basically flat prices across the board in the energy complex. we're looking at oil prices basically in a holding pattern here under the 88.50 level for wti crude and around 110 for brent crude price. when you look at what's happening in oil prices over the course of the week, we're where we are a week ago and cliff on and cliff off talks keep traders with little incentive to trade the flat price. in terms of gold market, we're looking at the february contract here as the most active contract for gold and there we have seen a lot of price action in the gold market this week. we've seen record volume here at the cme in terms of the gold trade. prices right in the middle of the range they've been trading in around the 1725 ma
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of their competitive energy into this third platform may become obsolete. >> oh, yeah, there's no question. because if you think about what's happening and the cloud is probably a good example. amazon is coming in right now with amazon web services and they are going in to the markets of companies like hp and ibm and microsoft, sap oracle, 60% to 80% margins and they are coming in with a 20% margin saying we're going to come in and use cloud technology, bring prices down for customers, reach much larger volumes and really almost break the business model of these traditional players. >> who are the cutting edge companies? you mentioned oracle certainly but who are some of the cutting edge companies that you see out there right now who really have a leg up in expenditures on a high-percentage basis to the third platform? >> well, there's no question. i talked about ibm and hp and those guys as if they're just the old school. these companies are also watching major efforts to be third platform leaders. so certainly you have to include them. microsoft is investing an enormous amount to build their clou
and have continued. walter energy is one of them. december 32 1/2 calls extremely active. there is always chatter around this name. i just say at least keep an eye on it. the name has been beaten down and now here it is up back up above 30 bucks a share. >> let's keep the names rolling in midday trading now. we'll start with you pete again with fif any. >> there are a lot of different factors with tiffany. this is day two of tiffany pulling back. absolutely got slaughtered yesterday. you look at tiffany and you still have a lot of hurdles in front of them. their cost of gold, the metals and the diamonds all a factor. i don't think it's time yet. i think at some point a feuds lower. >> big dropper. >> big dropper. typically they've got it from the government. they are the ones who give you the internet urls. they've gotten an increase every year from the government. the government came out this year and said no way buddy. it's flat. if you want a price increase to apply to us it's not going to happen. >> deutsche bank took them from a buy down to a hold. you've got the pending l.e.d. expir
to bring this up, even though doing so would raise energy prices. the report is expected to help shape the obama administration response to more than a dozen proposed pet projects. >> it's because it helps the economy and really helps the economy. >> you are a huge block, you're standing in the way of it. >> i've changed my mind about a month and a half, i got beat up by jack i think. >> by a lot of people. >> i still think there is an argument to be add that if you'relogical looking for energy independents you would keep some of the stuff here but i understand if you're looking at it from the prism of jobs this is something you want to tackle. >> we're a free trade country and part of it is you don't make a rule that says why can't regoing to say the food companies can't sell, can't export. you got to be willing to permit exports especially when as in the case here there aren't many things where the american price is a fifth of the world price. that's a huge opportunity. >> there was one line and i just want to throw it out to you that said they were talking about who doesn't want to
getting started. lots going on. a new green energy project funded by you the taxpayer. did you know you are one of the prime investors in a new electric car battery? bill: there are new concerns about a north korean rocket launch any day. a top u.s. commander labeling it very dangerous. what is the u.s. doing in response? martha: back at home lawmakers get a look at this video now from the deadly libya terror attack scene. why one congressman said before this happened it looked like people were milling around like a miami street party, then what happened. >> this is supposed to be sovereign u.s. territory, and if people can just come and walk in on us like that without any kind of resistance, really makes your blood boil because you are thinking to yourself. where is the security? progresso this reduced sodium soup says it mahelp lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just he to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste t
great meal with the family at a high energy atmosphere. >> let me ask you, how many of these -- do you own some of these stores? how's your business model work? >> 99 peshz franchise. we have four company restaurants in the atlanta market that we use for training and testing. >> none in jersey yet? are there some here yet? >> there are restaurants in jersey but not company operations. they are all based in atlanta. >> i have never seen one. where would i see one in jersey? >> you will see one, everything from south jersey to north jersey. we have about 25 restaurants. >> how much is a franchise? >> a plan choice fee is $30,000 for a single store deal. >> has to be a lot involved with setting one up, though. >> are there -- mexican food, worst mexican food is great for me. i have asked -- i tried to get everyone to put mexican restaurants in my neighborhood. it is hard to find. i would eat it every night, i think. i'm not sure why. >> biggest challenge that we have with getting more restaurants open. today we have over 340 signed franchise agreements in our backlog. our biggest challeng
the end of the session. >> thank you very much. let's check out latest news in energy and medals with sharon epperson. >> it's the euro that we see in euro dollar helping commodities and risk on trade across the board in the sector. the fact that we are looking at that euro dollar and above 130 level is significant. also keep in mind that we did get improving factory activity. that pmi data out of china best in seven months. that's also helping the energy sector and technical buying is also contributing because we have nimax crude future, wti contract above that 89.80 level that traders are watching. 112 was the session high. in terms of gold prices, we are looking at new buying for the beginning of the month in gold and that is helping the gold futures contract but also the gold etf market at a record level right now. we've seen retail investors interested in gold not only in buying etfs but also in gold coins and in terms of etf market we look at highest levels we've seen for the year here as we begin the new month. back to you, carl. >> all right. thank you so much for that. i
to value that end of the company. >> tough call. thank you. let's check out latest news in energy and metals. sharon epperson at the nimax. >> i'm in the gold pit. gold below $1,700 an ounce. steep selling we see today in gold is reminiscent of what happened just a week ago. heavy volume. a lot of selling. last week the story was we saw a lot of put option activity. a lot of puts at the strike price around 1,700, and where are prices today? right in that range. it seems unusual that we're looking at exactly what was actually forecast by some of the put option activity we saw a week ago. we're watching the prices fall. some traders say it's a liquidation of many global macro funds who now before the end of the year want to take their profits here in the gold market and not only in gold, yes, gold is at a one-month low but we're looking at a sell-off in the natural market and natural gas looking at seasonal demand figure, storage levels with weaker prices across the board in commodities. >> sharon epperson, thanks for that. coming up next, a live interview with house majority whip k
. also kevin book who is managing director at clear view energy partners. and joe, let's start off talking about the dollar. i can't make heads or tails of why the dollar is under so much pressure. i know things are bad here, we're worried about the fiscal cliff. but look at what's happening in europe and it doesn't really create a whole lot of feeling about why it should be at these levels. >> the dollar has been reactive. the dollar and euro have been reactive for four years now. to almost the same stimulus, the same motivation for the traders. and that's whether people need safe haven, whether they need to move to treasuries and other things. and it's the same issue here. when things look bad in the summer. when spanish rates are up about 7.6%, then everyone is fleeing to the dollar. you get a lot of long dollar positions in the currency markets. and all that happens is when that subsides, then those positions are unwound. you're not really looking at a new trend here. you're not seeing something that has changed traders' minds about whether the dollar is getting better, whether
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